[visionlist] [cvnet] Abbreviations

David Grosof grosof at sloan.mit.edu
Thu Apr 28 14:33:00 -05 2022


I think we know where this is headed.
The next step is for us to harness vision science to design suitable
emojis; then, we will distribute a Latin - Emoji dictionary that will
accompany future style books for the editors of periodicals and books. Et
cetera, et cetera.

On Thu, Apr 28, 2022 at 12:27 PM Dilollo <vince_dilollo at sfu.ca> wrote:

> My guess is that the copy editors had not studied Latin in high school. Is
> QED similarly ostracized?
>
>
> Vincent Di Lollo
> Department of Psychology
> Simon Fraser University
> Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 Canada
> Ph. 778-782-7055
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> *Subject:* [cvnet] Abbreviations
>
> Does anyone know why "e.g."  and  "i.e." are being edited out of journals,
> especially JOV?  They're well understood concise short-hand for cumbersome
> longer phrases, so I would like to understand the objections to using them.
> Thanks
> QZ
>
> Qasim Zaidi PhD
> SUNY Distinguished Professor
>
> Graduate Center for Vision Research,
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